Month: March 2022

UConn Faculty Winning NSF Career Awards at Record-Breaking Pace

March 27, 2022

Since 2015, UConn has experienced a remarkable increase in the number of major National Science Foundation (NSF) awards bestowed upon early-career faculty members. This year, the University is seeing unprecedented success, with 10 awards already announced and more possibly on the way. The awards range from about $425,000 to over $1.3 million for Ido Davidesco, the first faculty member from the Neag School of Education to earn CAREER funding.

Research-Based Video Game Aims to Engage Students in Science

March 21, 2022

When schools were shut during COVID-19, teachers dealt with a lack of student engagement during online instruction, said Michael Young, an associate professor at the University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education who has expertise in cognition, instruction and learning technology.